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The works in architecture of Robert and James Adam, Esquires

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Adam, Robert, 1728-1792
The works in architecture of Robert and James Adam, Esquires
Volume II
Dourdan, Thezard, 1900-1902., 1901

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[Title page] The works in architecture of Robert and James Adam, Esquires. Volume II. Containing the five following numbers, viz. I. The house of the Earl of Derby, in Grosvenor-Square. II. The house of Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, Baronet in St. James's-Square. III. The house of the Earl of Shelburne, in Berkeley-Square. IV. The seat of the Duke of Northumberland, at Sion, continued. V. Various designs of public and private buildings

Preface [I. The house of the Earl of Derby, in Grosvenor-Square]

No. I. - Containing part of the designs of the Earl of Derby's house in Grosvenor-Square; explanation of the plates

Plate I [Derby]. Plans of the parlour and principle stories as the [they] have been lately altered and newly decorated

Plate II [Derby]. Section of the chimney-side of the anti-room in the principal story

Plate III [Derby]. Two chimney-pieces in the first and second withdrawing-rooms, with glass-frames over them

Plate IV [Derby]. Section of one end and one side of the second withdrawing-room

Plate V [Derby]. Inside view of the third and great withdrawing-room

Plate VI [Derby]. Two chimney-pieces; in the great withdrawing-room, and the Countess of Derby's dressing-room

Plate VII [Derby]. Ceiling [cieling], in the Etruscan Taste, executed in the Countess of Derby's dressing-room

Plate VIII [Derby]. Contains some of the parts at large of the finishing and furniture of the Earl of Derby's house, viz

No. II. - Containing part of the designs of the house of Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, Bart. In St. James's-Square; explanation of the plates

Plate I [Wynn]. Plan of the parlour story, and principal floor

Plate II [Wynn]. Elevation of the principal front

Plate II [Plate III] [Wynn]. Plan and elevation of a screen-wall between the court of the house belonging to the Duke of Leeds and that of Sir Watkin Williams Wynn

Plate IV [Wynn]. Front of the offices towards the court

Plate V [Wynn]. Parts at large in the hall and eating-room

Plate VI [Wynn]. Cieling [ceiling] of the eating-room

Plate VII [Wynn]. Cieling [ceiling] of the music-room

Plate VIII [Wynn]. Plan, elevation, and profile, of an organ in the music-room

No. III. - Containing part of the designs of Shelburne House in Berkeley-Square; explanation of the plates

Plate I [Shelburne]. Plan of the principal floor of Shelburne House

Plate II [Shelburne]. Elevation of the principal front towards the court

Plate III [Shelburne]. The Ionic order in the front of Shelburne House

Plate IV [Shelburne]. Section of two sides of the porter's hall

Plate V [Shelburne]. Detail at large of the hall

Plate VI [Shelburne]. Composed Doric order in the eating-room, with the entablature, ec. of one of the doors

Plate VII [Shelburne]. Design of a bridge in imitation of the Aqueducts of the Ancients

Plate VIII [Shelburne]. Chimney-piece and table in the hall of Shelburne House

No. IV. - Being a continuation of the designs of Sion House, a magnificent seat of the Duke of Northumberland, in the County of Middlesex; explanation of the plates

Plate I [Sion]. Section of one side of the Hall at Sion

Plate II [Sion]. Detail of the hall, with the pedestals for the figures at large

Plate III [Sion]. Cieling [ceiling] of the hall

Plate IV [Sion]. Two sections of the anti-room

Plate V [Sion]. Ionic order of the anti-room, with the rest of the detail of that room

Plate VI [Sion]. Chimney-piece of the anti-room, with the pannel [panel] over it

Plate VII [Sion]. Design of a ruinous bridge for the garden

Plate VIII [Sion]. Designs of various pieces of furniture

No. V. - Containing various designs of public and private buildings; explanation of the plates

Plate I. Plan, and south front of the Parisch [Parish] Church of Mistley in Essex, near the seat of the Right Honourable Richard Rigby

Plate II. Elevation of one end, and section through the church, from east to west

Plate III. South-west view of the church

Plate IV. Plans of two stories of the British Coffee-House, with the elevation towards Cockspur-Street

Plate V. Plan and elevation of the gateway and porter's lodge of Ashburnham House, in Dover-Street

Plate VI. View of the new front, towards Bridges-Street of the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane

Plate VII. Inside view of the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, as it appears from the stage

Plate VIII. Plan and elevation of a seat for the garden of his grace the Duke of Montagu at Richmond


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